Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door by Bob Dylan | Lyrics with Guitar Chords

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door by Bob Dylan was written by him for the soundtrack of the 1973 film Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. The song became one of Dylan’s most popular and most covered post-1960s compositions, spawning covers from Guns N’ Roses, Eric Clapton, Randy Crawford and many more.

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Key of the Song: G major

The original key of Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door by Bob Dylan is G major.

Guitar Chords for Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door by Bob Dylan

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Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door by Bob Dylan – Lyrics with Chords

INTRO:
G   D   Am
G   D   C
G   D   Am
G   D   C
 
 
G       D                    Am
 Mama take this badge off of me
G        D          C
 I can't use it anymore
G              D                       Am
 It's getting dark, too dark for me to see
G           D                    C   ( D )
 I feel I'm knockin on heaven's door
 
 
CHORUS:
G                D                   Am
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G                D                   C   ( D )
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G                D                   Am
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G                D                   C   ( D )
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
 
SOLO: G   D   Am
      G   D   C
 
G      D                 Am
 Mama put my guns in the ground
G        D              C
 I can't shoot them anymore
G          D                     Am
 That long black cloud is comin' down
G           D                     C   ( D )
 I feel I'm knockin' on heaven's door
 
 
CHORUS:
G                D                   Am
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G                D                   C   ( D )
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G                D                   Am
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G                D                   C   ( D )
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
 
 
G      D                       Am
 Mama, wipe this blood from my face
G        D                 C
 I can't see through it anymore
G       D                         Am
 It's a feeling that I just can't trace
G          D                     C   ( D )
I feel I'm knockin' on heaven's door
 
 
CHORUS:
G                D                   Am
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G                D                   C   ( D )
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G                D                   Am
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G                D                   C   ( D )
 Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
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